Is exercise “The Best Tennis Elbow Treatment?” — Or does it depend on how and when that exercise is done? Taking a look at a recent medical news article.
Tennis Elbow And Golfer's Elbow Related News
Medical / surgical research news about Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow, new therapy and treatment options and other stories on 'Lateral Epicondylitis' / 'Medial Epicondylitis' as well as Tendinosis and Tendonitis.
A new, cutting edge tendon stem cell injection procedure for Tennis Elbow and other Tendinopathies, utilizing Orthocell’s Autologous Tenocyte Injection (ATI) technology, is now being offered in Australia, having undergone at least 2 clinical trials – (Although it’s not available in the United States or Europe yet.)
An Israeli biotech company recently announced the promising results of a clinical trial of their bioengineered collagen product (combined with Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Therapy) in the treatment of Tennis Elbow.
Does the type of tennis racket forehand grip you use have anything to do with the kinds of wrist injuries you can get playing tennis? – Or Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow injuries, for that matter? This study of tennis players in India may offer some insight.
11 non-surgical treatments, like Physical Therapy and Acupuncture performed no better than a placebo in relieving patients’ pain in this study – Is the conclusion really that Tennis Elbow is a “self-limiting condition?”
Leif Shiras and Andy Gerst of Tennis Warehouse discuss ways for tennis players to reduce their risks of developing or aggravating a Tennis Elbow injury, including racket choices, string types and grip sizes.
Market research / data-gathering firms giddily announce that Billions of dollars are being spent on elbow injuries, (Tennis Elbow / ‘Lateral Epicondylitis’ in particular) globally, every single year! And it’s on the rise in both prevalence (more injuries) and treatment costs – projected to reach 10 BILLION dollars annually by 2022! (How much of that is spent on “symptom chasing” as opposed to truly treating the underlying injury?)